String lengths in the SQL backend

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Nov 13 10:11:35 EST 2008

Paul Schwartz <pmjs1115 at> writes:

> I've worked with several accounting packages, and I would find it
> very strange if someone could not adapt their procedures to live
> with 32 for the length of the account code.

Except that the UI makes no limitation on the field size...
So people who convert over could lose data.

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